Union Minister for Education, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Launches National Level Entrance Cum Scholarship Test CUCET 2021
Chandigarh University is one of Asia’s fastest-growing private universities established by the Punjab State Legislature and is located in Mohali, Punjab. Chandigarh University offers numerous undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the fields of Engineering, Management, Commerce, Science, Humanities, and Arts. Its vision is to be globally recognized as a Centre of Excellence for Research, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and also for disseminating knowledge by providing inspirational learning to produce professional leaders.
Chandigarh University offers a unique and significant academic model designed to match international standards. To facilitate global perspective, Chandigarh University has partnered with more than 200 top-ranked Universities worldwide. These excellent standard features attract both national and international students to pursue studies at Chandigarh University.
Chandigarh University has announced the launch of ‘National level Entrance cum Scholarship Test CUCET 2021’. As per the Union Minister for Education, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal, “It is a novel attempt to search for budding talent from every corner of India and motivate them to pursue their dream career by offering them an academic scholarship to overcome their financial barrier.”
The National Entrance cum Scholarship Test would offer academic scholarships worth Rs. 33 Crores to the students in more than 135 undergraduate and postgraduate programs offered by the University. Students can avail scholarships up to 100% of the academic fees on the basis of CUCET-2021 scores. Dr. Pokhriyal also added, “We have often witnessed cases of drop-outs in the Indian Education System where meritorious students have to opt-out of higher education set-up due to financial constraints. CUCET-2021 is an attempt to plug these drop-out cases as it offers a helping hand for such talented students from all across India”.
The students can fill the online application form at www.cucet.cuchd.in and can appear online with the flexibility to choose their date & time slot. CUCET-2021 would be conducted in two phases where the first phase would run from December 2020 to May 2021. According to the words of Satnam Singh Sandhu, the Chancellor of Chandigarh University, “Chandigarh University is investing heavily on the talent of Indian Youth and it offers a national platform through CUCET-2021 to such deserving students who aspire to be successful by undergoing quality higher education in the fields of their choice”.
Prof. Satbir Singh Sehgal Registrar of Chandigarh University Gharuan, while briefing about CUCET-2021 stated that, “The entrance test would be compulsory for students aspiring to seek admission to Engineering, Pharmacy, MBA, 5 Years Integrated Under-Graduate Law Programs, Agriculture, while the test would also offer academic scholarships for all the 135 UG & PG programs offered by Chandigarh University”. Dr. Sehgal further added that “Students can apply for CUCET-2021 through online and offline mode where the applications are available at University Website and regional centers of University across 21 States & UTs”. The University is offering scholarships for 10 percent of the total seats in every undergraduate and postgraduate course. “Ever since the inception of University in 2012, Chandigarh University has offered academic scholarships to more than 63,000 students to promote talent and merit amongst the Indian Youth who dreams of getting quality & world-class education” Dr. Sehgal added.
Atul Ranjan, one of the engineering students who bagged 75% scholarship through CUCET-2020 from Jharkhand states that “I was able to fulfill my dream of studying at one of the most prestigious institutions of India only because of CUCET Scholarship as it offered me financial support”. The ‘National level Entrance cum Scholarship Test CUCET 2021’ will surely help to pave a career path for many such meritorious and deserving students.
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